Posts Tagged ‘Ophthalmologists’

Steinert Honored for His Career of Innovation

In a packed ballroom at the Intercontinental Hotel, OIS attendees recognized the achievements of one of ophthalmology’s physician-innovators. Roger F. Steinert, MD, was honored as this year’s OIS Lifetime Innovator Award. OIS Co-Chair Bill Link told attendees Steinert “had an impactful career” in ophthalmology. “Roger has been an innovator in our field from the beginning…

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Thompson Sees Huge Influx of New Refractive Tech

Vance Thompson, MD is an internationally recognized specialist in Laser Vision Correction and Advanced Cataract Surgery. As a leading international researcher he has played a key role in the development of the most advanced technologies and techniques for both laser and implant vision correction. Dr. Thompson led our Refractive Correction – Corneal & Intraocular Breakfast…

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Highlights from AGS: New Surgical Devices, Novel Therapeutics

Highlights from AGS: New Surgical Devices, Novel Therapeutics - Eye on Innovation

This year’s American Glaucoma Society annual meeting feted novel medications designed to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with glaucoma. To date, available medications and surgery are designed to treat one of the primary risk factors – elevated IOP. But they are not designed to directly target the underlying degeneration that’s causing the vision loss.…

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Exploring the Keys to Combination Therapies in Retina

OIS@AAO - Combination Therapies for Wet AMD & DME

The keys to developing combination therapies to treat retinal diseases lie in clinicians being able to better identify biomarkers for disease progression, developing strategies for staging disease, and finding a place for agents that act on disease pathways other than vascular endothelial growth factor, say ophthalmology leaders. Participants at a breakfast panel at OIS@AAO explored…

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ALPHAEON

ALPHAEON

In the world of self-pay physician services, connecting patients and providers on a broad scale has been difficult, but with the introduction of its ShoutMD platform and the launch of a direct-to-consumer ad campaign, Alphaeon Corp. is creating what CEO Robert E. Grant called “a whole ecosystem” that aims to do that and more for…

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Ophthalmic Innovation 2015 – “A View from the AAO”

Ophthalmic Innovation 2015 – “A View from the AAO”

Participant: David Parke, MD II Dr. Parke is CEO of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Parke served as president and CEO of the Dean McGee Eye Institute and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma. View Full Profile

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Sadri: How MIGS And Other New Tech May Change His Practice

OIS Podcast

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS, FAAO discusses the impact MIGS will have on ophthalmology practices and offers his insights on how ophthalmologist will handle pressure from Obamacare and other external forces going forward. Transcript: Tom Salemi: Hi, everyone. This is Tom Salemi. I am the host of the OIS Podcast which you are listening to. Thank…

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Ophthalmology Lifetime Innovator Award

OIS@ASCRS - 2015 Award Winner - Richard Lindstrom, MD

Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, Founder & Attending Surgeon – Minnesota Eye Consultants Participant: Richard Lindstrom, MD Dr. Lindstrom is a board-certified ophthalmologist and internationally recognized leader in corneal, cataract, refractive and laser surgery. View Full Profile

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Lindstrom Wins Ophthalmology Innovator Award

OIS Podcast

OIS Co-Chair Bill Link interviews Richard Lindstrom, MD, after awarding him with the Ophthalmology Innovator Award at OIS@ASCRS on April 16, in San Diego. Podcast Guests William J. Link, PhD Bill was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chiron Vision, sold in 1997. Bill founded and served as President of American Medical Optics (AMO), sold in…

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Ophthalmology Lifetime Innovator Award

Ophthalmology Lifetime Innovator Award ASCRS 2015

Presenter: William J. Link, PhD Bill was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chiron Vision, sold in 1997. Bill founded and served as President of American Medical Optics (AMO), sold in 1986. View Full Profile Recipient: Richard Lindstrom, MD Dr Richard L Lindstrom, Founder and attending surgeon at Minnesota Eye Consultants, Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritus at…

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